Healthy eating as parents bring community to book

A GROUP of parents from St Neots hope to have the community s mouth-watering when they launch their own nutritious cookbook today (Wednesday, May 2). Complied by members of the St Neots Family Group, the cookbook includes 20 easy to prepare dishes, tips

A GROUP of parents from St Neots hope to have the community's mouth-watering when they launch their own nutritious cookbook today (Wednesday, May 2).

Complied by members of the St Neots Family Group, the cookbook includes 20 easy to prepare dishes, tips on healthy eating and food hygiene advice.

Veronica Martin, health improvement officer at Huntingdonshire District Council, which is supporting the project along with Huntingdonshire Primary Care Trust, said: "It is great to see the parents taking an active part in promoting the five fruit and vegetable a day initiative."

Recipes include 'Claire's cinnamon muffins', 'Sarah Bates' potato and leek soup', 'Caerwyn's coriander dip', and 'Fiona's nann bread'.


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The book is also makes recommendations, depending on the time of year. Spring includes Cambridgeshire's spring pea soup and Anna Cooper Marsh's spiral pasta while this summer it suggests Jenny Bird's Italian pasta for four.

The group have also designed a five a day t-shirt that they will be wearing at today's launch.

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INFORMATION: The St Neots Family Group involves families from St Neots that meet in the community room at Winhills School on a Wednesday from 1-3pm.

For a copy of the book, which is available for a 50p donation, or to find out more contact the St Neots Family Group by visiting www.stneotsfamilygroup.co

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